Response Team Leader – Humanitarian Surge Team At Save the Children

Response Team Leader – Humanitarian Surge Team (HST)

Want to be part of a growing GLOBAL, DIVERSE, REMOTE and RESILIENT team? Then READ ON…

The Global Humanitarian Surge Platform is looking to hire a resilient, top notch humanitarian leader as a ResponseTeam Leader.

The ideal candidate should have extensive prior experience in a senior management role working in a complex intense emergency response setting, plus experience in senior level representation.

The role requires proven experience in leading and managing big multi-sectoral and multi-national teams; remotely and on the grounds. In addition to being well versed in managing multi-donor and multi-site programmes.

The incumbent must be proficient in English and French. Fluency in other languages such as Spanish or Arabic is an advantage.

Please see the job description for more information about the role. We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This role can be based anywhere and is offered on the basis of compliance hiring.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information

Please attach a copy of your CV (no longer than 4 pages) and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

How to apply

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